Warrior/USL High School Boys' Players of the Week (April 10)

Woodward sophomore attackman Eric Malever tallied eight points in a 12-5 win over Marist.


The Warrior/US Lacrosse Players of the Week are named each Tuesday to recognize the most outstanding individual performances in high school boys' lacrosse in each of the five regions — Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest and West — outlined in our high school coverage.

Northeast

Hudson Pokorny, Darien (Conn.)

The junior attackman sparked Darien in a 14-4 win over Torrey Pines (Calif.), which is the top-ranked team in the West. He finished with four goals and two assists.

Also notable: Doug Chase, Hicksville (N.Y.); Justin Tiernan, Glenn (N.Y.); Nick Papa, Fayetteville-Manlius (N.Y.)

— Will Cleveland

Mid-Atlantic

Aleric Fyock, St. Mary’s-Annapolis (Md.)

The senior goalie stopped 16 shots as St. Mary’s stunned McDonogh (Md.) in a conference-opening victory last week. St. Mary’s held McDonogh to just five goals in the 9-5 win. McDonogh defeated St. Mary’s twice last season, including a 22-6 win in the opening round of the MIAA A Conference playoffs.

Also notable: Jacob Kelly, Calvert Hall (Md.); Matt Brandau, Boys' Latin (Md.); Andrew Tyeryar, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.); Tom Schelling, Delbarton (N.J.); Dillon Spalding; South County (Va.)

— Mike Loveday

South

Eric Malever, Woodward Academy (Ga.)

The sophomore attackman scored five goals and had three assists in a 12-5 win over Marist in a key Class 4A matchup. Malever has 88 points with 45 goals through 10 games. In March, he recorded a season-high 10 goals and seven assists in three quarters of play in a 26-5 win over Druid Hills.

Also notable: Connor Davies, Oxbridge (Fla.); Garrett Murphy, Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.); Christian Cisneros, Lake Highland Prep (Fla.); Wyatt Schupler, Ponte Vedra (Fla.); Jon Boan, May River (S.C.); Cam Renner, Marvin Ridge (N.C.); Van Parker, Broughton (N.C.); Ian Varney, St. Paul’s (La.); Jack Spillman, Jensen Beach (Fla.); Braden McKercher, Lake Mary (Fla.)

— Aimee Ford Foster






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Midwest

Johnny Marrocco, Cincinnati St. Xavier (Ohio)

The senior is coming off an 11-goal week against strong competition, scoring five times against Detroit Country Day (Mich.), four times against Upper Arlington (Ohio) and twice against Brother Rice (Mich.). Coach Nate Sprong said Marrocco could announce his college choice as early as this week.

Also notable: Chase Baker, Eureka (Mo.); Jack Politte, Ladue (Mo.)

— Justin Boggs

West

Andy Shin, St. Margaret’s Episcopal (Calif.)

Shin led the Tartans to an impressive 11-8 win over Mount St. Joseph (Md.) on Saturday. He had a hand in six of the team’s 11 goals, including putting five in the back of the net and assisting one. Mount St. Joseph’s plays in the prestigious MIAA A Conference in Maryland.

Also notable: Andrew Cumming, Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.); Gabriel Minisini, Cherry Creek (Colo.); Alex Pistorious, Torrey Pines (Calif.); J.J. Sillstrop, La Costa Canyon (Calif.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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